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CA Meals for Kids Mobile Application

About the App

The CA Meals for Kids mobile application helps you find nearby California Afterschool and Summer Meal Programs Sites through your iOS, Android, or Microsoft devices.

The Emergency Meal Sites section may be used during unanticipated school closures due to emergency situations.


Location and Other Criteria Based Searches

Find sites by physical location, custom map, county, city, zip code and partial site name. Filter searches by service status (e.g. active/inactive) and meal types (e.g. lunch, snacks, etc).

Search Results

Display search results as pins on an intuitive map view or as a sortable list view.

Site Details

Display site details such as:

  • Picture
  • Address
  • Location on Map
  • Directions
  • Days of Service
  • Service Status
  • Program Sponsor
  • Program Contact
  • and much more

Save Favorite Sites

Save favorite sites for later.

Share Site Information

Share site details and meal information through e-mail.


Screenshot of the interactive map on the mobile app. The meal sites are represented by pin marks.
Screenshot of the Afterschool Details page. The details include the name and address of the selected school as well as an interactive map based on the location of the school. The meal service schedule is also included.
Screenshot of the Afterschool Details page. The details page include the program contact information such as telephone and email address.
Screenshot of the Afterschool sites search results of the mobile app. The search results include list of aftershool sites within the 10 miles of the users location.

System Requirements

  • iOS Devices
    • Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
  • Android Devices
    • Android Version 4.0.3 and up
  • Windows Devices
    • Operating System: Windows 10, Windows 10 Mobile
    • Architecture: x86, x64, ARM

Version History

  • 1.4.3 (July 5, 2023) - Updates to support the latest version of Android.
  • 1.4.2 (October 26, 2020) - Added a notice during periods when the Emergency Meal Sites are not being utilized. Also, some behind-the-scenes upgrades to platform code.
  • 1.3.2 (April 30, 2020) - This new version brings many behind-the-scenes quality of life updates that should make the app more stable and take advantage of new additions to the underlying platform that have been added over the last couple years.
  • 1.2.1 (March 18, 2020) - Addition of the Emergency Meal Sites section.
  • 1.1.4 (May 21, 2018) - Minor update for a change to the way Google handles map requests.
  • 1.1.3 (March 13, 2018) - Initial release of CA Meals for Kids.

Legal Notification

  • Google Play and the Google Play logo are trademarks of Google Inc.
  • Apple and the Apple logo are trademarks of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries. App Store is a service mark of Apple Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
  • Microsoft and the Windows logo are trademarks of Microsoft Inc., registered in the U.S. and other countries.
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Last Reviewed: Friday, May 24, 2024
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